My New Tortoise Pen...

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by texascowboy1979, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I was noticing that the frame pen I made was not small and not big... the sulcatas finnsied all the grass and I new I had to make the pen LARGER to help accomidate all the grass they eat, so I Built a new pen. The pen is 48 feet by 72 feet. Here are the pics and video..

    P.S. They all started breeding, or at least try to start breeding...


    VIDEO CLICK HERE

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  2. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

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    Your tortoises are very lucky indeed!
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2009
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    That looks like tortoise Paradise! What kind of tortoises are they?
     
  4. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

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    What a neat place for them! I have always loved tortoises and would love to have one someday before I get too old to enjoy it! I have even asked my daughter if she would take it when I die! lol
     
  5. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Cool. I miss my sulcatas. Unforunately, our weather would not allow them to live outside. [​IMG]
     
  6. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here is what Ive got...

    1.3 Redfoots
    3.3.9 Sulcatas
    1.1.3 Aldabras

    yeah... real monsters... but they ROCK!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful enclosure and tortoises! My brother has some sulcatas, he has a nice enclosure with a heated house. They are really fun to watch and move pretty fast.


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  8. robbdebbie

    robbdebbie Professional Chicken Bather

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    That is really neat! What are you going to do with the babies?
     
  9. rufus

    rufus Overrun With Chickens

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    When I was a kid, we used to have desert tortoises as pets. They would adopt us, rather than us adopting them. They would come in off of the desert to enjoy the greenery of our yards.

    They loved plants like nastursiums and other soft green plants. We used to feed them sliced fruit and the soft new prickly pear pads. They loved the apple cores.

    They are protected nowdays, so I guess we would have legal problems with that.

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  10. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:HOW did you get Aldabras?

    I used to have redfoots, too...sighs...
     

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